On Thursday, the NHL announced the first round of cancellations to the regular-season schedule, nixing the first two weeks of the season, starting with opening night of Oct. 11 and running through Oct. 24.
NEW YORK (October 4, 2012) – The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through October 24. A total of 82 regular-season games were scheduled for Oct. 11 through Oct. 24.
The cancellation was necessary because of the absence of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL Players’ Association and the NHL.
This lockout just got real, folks.
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